Rabbi Dovie Shapiro was born and raised in Miami Beach, Florida. He left home to spend his high school years in a Yeshivah in Brunoy, France. After studying in New York for another two years, he spent a year of internship in outreach work in Budapest, Hungary.
At the age of 22, Rabbi Shapiro graduated with honors and received his Rabbinical ordination from the Rabbinical College of America. He has also spent summers and holidays serving a number of Jewish communities around the world and across the United States. Rabbi Dovie is known for his warmth, wit and sincere and pleasant demeanor.
Rabbi Dovie Shapiro met his wife, Chaya, in New York and they got married in March 2004. They are the proud parents of 3 sons, Mendel, Avraham and Gabi.